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February 3, 2011 | Thursday 

The Launch Pad Joins White House StartUp America Initiative
The University of Miami Launch Pad, the entrepreneurship resource center of UM’s Toppel Career Center, is part of a White House strategy to expand U.S. innovation and job creation across the nation. | more

Nursing and Medical Experts to Discuss the Future of Nursing
A special panel hosted by UM’s School of Nursing and Health Studies will convene Thursday, February 24 to explore strategies that could be employed to help implement the recommendations put forth by a national committee that proposed sweeping changes for improving a distressed nursing profession. | more

President Shalala to Deliver Inaugural Collegetown Faculty Lecture on Health Care Reform
Drawing upon the knowledge and skills that made her the longest-serving secretary of health and human services in U.S. history, President Donna E. Shalala will deliver a timely lecture on health care reform today, February 3, in Storer Auditorium at 6:30 p.m., with a reception beginning at 6 p.m. | more

Philosopher and Stanford Distinguished Professor Martha Nussbaum to lecture

Noted author, activist, and professor Martha Nussbaum—hailed as “among America’s most prolific and prominent public intellectuals” by The Chicago Tribune—will present “Not for Profit: Why Democracy Needs the Humanities” on Thursday, February 10 at 7 p.m. in Storer Auditorium. | more

Art Exhibition Celebrates Black History Month
The Department of Art and Art History and Africana Studies will present Atum Energy: Channeling Kemetic Metaphysics, an art exhibition celebrating Black History Month through February 28 at the CAS Gallery.| more

  • Immigration Clinic Wins Cases for Gay Immigrants | more
  • Learn What It Takes to Become a Peace Corps Volunteer | more
  • Enroll in UM Spring Break InterSession Courses | more
  • Locks of Love Charity Event to Help a Worthwhile Cause, February 9-10 | more
  • Nominate an Outstanding Member of the UM Community for Iron Arrow Induction | more
  • Nominations Being Accepted for Student Employee of the Year | more
  • MAIA Program to Host Question-and-Answer Session | more
  • Save the Date: College of Engineering Distinguished Speaker Series on March 7: Science, Engineering, and Medicine in the New Century | more
  • Save the Date: College of Engineering Distinguished Speaker Series on March 31: Energy, Water, Sustainability for a Smarter Planet | more
  • ’Canes Care for ’Canes to Hold Special Kickoff Event | more
  • Save the Date: College of Engineering Distinguished Speaker Series on April 18: Hierarchical Thermal Transport in Nanoscale Semiconductors | more
  • Puppy Love Dog Wash | more
    A New Sound of Music
    Nearly 300 students, composers, performers, and multimedia artists converged on the University of Miami’s Coral Gables campus from January 20-22, when the Frost School of Music hosted the 26th Annual Festival and Conference of the Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States (SEAMUS). Concerts, sound installations, and multimedia listening room environments were among the highlights. Above: At one concert, children jumped on miniature trampolines to trigger an interactive electronic composition.
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    Hurricanes Sign Talented Crop of Players on National Signing Day

    Al Golden’s first recruiting class as the new head coach of the University of Miami football program includes Tampa Alonso High All-American defensive end Anthony Chickillo, who will become the first third-generation football player to play for the ’Canes. | more

    • Miami Baseball to Host FanFest and Team Banquet | more
    Sebastian’s Café Expands Hours, Offers New Menu
    To better cater to the UM community, Sebastian’s Café, located in the new Robert and Judi Prokop Newman Alumni Center, has expanded its hours of operation and now offers a new menu. | more
    Through Friday, February 25: Photographs of Haitian communities focus of special exhibition | more
    Thursday and Friday, February 3-4: Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology Faculty Candidate Seminar: On the D-List: Posttranslational Arginylation of the Cytoskeletal Proteins | more
    Thursday, February 3: Legal Theory Workshop Speaker Series: From Subject to Sovereign: Citizen and Nation-State in a Globalized World | more
    Thursday, February 3: Endocrinology Special Fellows Conference: The Lawrence M. Fishman Visiting Professor in Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism | more
    Thursday, February 3: Prize-Winning Architect, Educator, and Author to Lecture at School of Architecture | more
    Thursday, February 3: Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology Seminar Series: Structural and Functional Analysis of Insect Odorant Receptors | more
    Thursday, February 3: Miami Dolphins to Present Proceeds from Cycling Challenge | more
    Thursday, February 3: Miami Ballroom Dance Club to Host Spring Open House | more
    Thursday, February 3: Velos Patient Management Courses to Be Offered | more
    Friday, February 4: LEND Program to Present Friday Noon Interdisciplinary Lecture Series | more
    Friday, February 4: Law School to Hold Multicultural Admissions Fair | more
    Friday, February 4: The Impact of the Haitian Earthquake on Its Libraries | more
    Friday, February 4: Protest vs. Privacy: Featuring Attorney Sean Summers, of the Recent Supreme Court Case Snyder v. Phelps| more
    Friday, February 4: Division of Biostatistics, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health Seminar: Assessing Interactions and Associations with Genetic Data in Clinical Trials | more
    Monday, February 7: Learn More about the Audit Process | more
    Monday, February 7: College of Engineering Distinguished Speaker Series: Nanoscale Modifications of Cementitious Materials | more
    Monday, February 7: Biology Departmental Seminar: Toward the Origin of Craniofacial Diversity in Cichlid Fishes: Patterns, Processes, and Mechanisms | more
    Monday, February 7: A Conversation About Faith, Politics, and the Media | more
    Tuesday to Thursday, February 8-10: The Power of Positive Thinking | more
    Tuesday, February 8: SEEDS to host workshop with author and scientist Ellen Daniell | more
    Wednesday, February 9: Miami Project Wednesday Morning Seminar Series: Cell Transplantation: Survival, Migration, and Integration | more
    Wednesday, February 9: Documentation Practices course | more
    Wednesday, February 9: Learn about Effort Certification Reporting | more
    Wednesday, February 9: McKnight Research Seminar: Synergistic Enhancement of Optic Nerve Regeneration | more
    Wednesday, February 9: Business School to Host Information Session on its Executive M.B.A. Program in Palm Beach | more
    Thursday, February 10: Biostatistics Clinic: Biostatistical Collaboration in Clinical and Translational Research | more
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